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Butch queen’s in macho drag: gay men, dress, and subcultural identity

Cole, Shaun (2008) Butch queen’s in macho drag: gay men, dress, and subcultural identity. In: Men’s Fashion Reader. Fairchild Books, New York. ISBN 9781563675362 [Fashion > Fashion History & Theory]
 
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Creators:Cole, Shaun
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This chapter addresses the evolution of gay identity in the late 20th and early 21 centurie and the use of appearance to define that identity fronm within the gay community. Rather than fixing their collective identity on a sort of masculine-feminine conundrum, this chapter describes how gay men formed various style-based subcultures in an effort to negotiate what it means to be a gay man in Western society.

Official Website:http://www.fairchildbooks.com/book.cms?bookId=790
Type of Research:Book Section
Publisher/Broadcaster/Company:Fairchild Books
Your affiliations with UAL:Colleges > London College of Fashion
Date:October 2008
Related Websites:http://www.amazon.com/Mens-Fashion-Reader-Andrew-Reilly/dp/1563675366/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305310966&sr=1-1
ID Code:5108
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Deposited On:09 Feb 2012 10:42
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